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How to Master the Single-Leg Squat

Single-leg squats are difficult. So difficult that many of you can't even do a single rep, nevertheless add weight to the exercise. And who wants t...

The Ultimate Football Warm-Up

A gym full of the NFL's top talent sweats around trainer Todd Durkin. To the right, a Super Bowl MVP drives his knee into the air as he skips acros...

Determining Whether You Should Train for Balance or Stability

Repeatedly in the training world, we see the addition of an unstable surface as a means to make an exercise more 'functional'. But what is the real...

Lower-Body Strength Training for Lacrosse

         With the lacrosse off-season in full swing, players are busy putting in work on the field and in the weight room. "Bigger, faster, stronger" is...

Prevent or Rehab Ankle Sprains With These Strategies

Ankle injuries are the most common of all sports injuries. A simple misstep can cause a rolled ankle and land you on the bench. Athletes who play ...

Your Weight Room's Best Training Equipment

It's likely that your weight room contains a variety of training tools. Making sense of how each one fits into your program can be challenging, pa...

Will Bulking Up Make Chris Johnson a Better Running Back?

Word out of the Tennessee Titans' camp is that running back Chris Johnson has packed on eight pounds of muscle this off-season to help "make him s...

LaDainian Tomlinson's 3 Exercises for Productivity and Durability

As an NFL running back, LaDainian Tomlinson was the ultimate competitor and an elite playmaker who possessed a work ethic second to none. Accordin...

Get Stronger: Bodyweight Exercises

You don't need expensive equipment to get stronger. Bodyweight exercises, which are a great tool for those athletes new to resistance training, allow ...

Exercise of the Week: Flamingos/Single-Leg RDL Combo

Without balance and stability, excelling in any sport is difficult if not impossible. Imagine absorbing a tackle or landing from a layup with poor bal...

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